Chris Hemsworth says he took a break from acting to spend time with family after facing his death

Chris Hemsworth took a “time off” from acting after completing the press tour for his new Disney+ docu-series “Limitless.”

The The actor is 39 years old She told Vanity Fair that after filming the final episode of the series, which focuses on mortality and death, he decided to take a break from his career to spend time with his family. The “Thor” star shares daughter India, 10 and 8, and twin sons Tristan and Sasha, with wife Elsa Pataky, 46.

“Doing an episode about death and facing your own death got me going, oh my God, I’m not ready to go yet,” he said.

Chris Hemsworth has revealed that he is taking a break from acting.

Chris Hemsworth has revealed that he is taking a break from acting.
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“I want to sit and be in this place with a greater sense of stillness and gratitude,” he continued.

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Then you start talking about kids and family and you start, ‘Oh my God, they’re growing up, they’re growing up, and I keep slapping another movie on top of another movie. Before you know it, they’re 18, they’ve moved out of the house, and I’ve missed the window.”

The Citizen of Australia He explained, “It really sparked something in me wanting to take some time off. And ever since we finished the show, I’ve been completing things that were already contracted to do.”

“Now when I finish this tour this week, I’m going home, and I’m going to have a big vacation and simpler part. Be with the kids, be with my wife.”

In the six-part series, Hemsworth tests his physical and mental limits as he explores how to combat aging and extend life.

After filming an episode about death for his new series Limitless, the actor decided to take some time off from his career to spend time with his family.

After filming an episode about death for his new series Limitless, the actor decided to take some time off from his career to spend time with his family.
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While filming the show, Hemsworth learned that he is 8 to 10 times more likely than the average individual to develop Alzheimer’s disease.

In the fifth episode, he meets longevity doctor Dr. Peter Attia and undergoes a series of genetic tests.

“We have every blood test one could get,” Atiyah told Hemsworth on the show. “And you have two copies of APOE4. One from your mother and one from your father.”

APOE4 is the gene with the strongest association with development Alzheimer’s disease; However, not much is known about her.

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“The idea that I will never be able to remember the life I have lived, or my wife, my children, is probably my greatest fear,” star of “the avengers” Honestly, get involved.

Atiyah told Hemsworth, “I think if we take every step we can, we can reduce your risk to everyone else.”

While filming the show, Hemsworth learned that he is 8 to 10 times more likely than the average individual to develop Alzheimer's disease.

While filming the show, Hemsworth learned that he is 8 to 10 times more likely than the average individual to develop Alzheimer’s disease.
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The “Extraction” actor also revealed that his grandfather suffers from the disease. “He either doesn’t remember who we are, you know, his grandchildren, but even his children too, for years. It’s heartbreaking.”

In his interview with Vanity Fair, Hemsworth said that this revelation prompted him to make major changes in his life. He also revealed that Disney+ offered to cut his audition results from the episode.

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“I thought, ‘No, look, if this is an incentive for people to take better care of themselves and also understand that there are steps you can take — then great,'” Hemsworth told the outlet.

“My concern was that I didn’t want to manipulate and over-film her, make her some kind of sympathy obsession or something else for my entertainment.”

Fox News Digital’s Caroline Thayer contributed to this report.

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